UP election result 2022 :
BJP leads in 272 seats; celebrates early holi
Yogi Adityanath is set for a second term as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh with BJP leading in 265 seats; SP IN 133, Congress 2.
Leading in 265 seats
The BJP has got 44.6 per cent of the vote, data at 2 pm showed: a significant 5 per cent improvement over the 2017 elections.
Samajwadi Party gained seats over the last election but fell far short of the party's expectations. The Bahujan Samaj Party and the Congress were leading in 2 and 1 seats.
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Yogi Adityanath's victory speech at 5pm; PM Modi to reach BJP HQ in Delhi at 7pm
Ready for victory speech
UP election result: BJP leads on 6 Varanasi seats, trails behind SP on 2. In 2017, BJP and its allies won all eight seats of Varanasi.
BJP in Varanasi
The UP polls are being seen are an indicator of the national mood ahead of the 2024 general elections.
National Mood for 2024